Champs Eights Head

Sunday 21st May 2017John Stewart & Helen Patterson Trophies

Division times 12:00 noon, 1:30 pm & 3:00pm


Late entries are considered for divisions 2 for £72 per boat (£9/seat)

Contact the events secretary for late entry details

Detailed information on the event can be found in the documents at the bottom of this page.

For 2017 we again have prizes and special awards to make it another challenging and entertaining event including:

  • Tankards for category winners – filled with Milton Beer if collected at the prize giving
  • A Magnum of Champagne for breaking the current course records for Mens and Womens crews
  • Awards for fastest men’s and women’s 8s on the day – the John Stewart and the Helen Patterson cups
  • Prizes for the most ‘impressive’ starts
  • Cox awards for judged best line around Ditton Corner
  • Prize-giving (at 16:30) at City Boathouse

Competing crews must carefully read the following documents which are downloadable below:

  • Competitor Info
  • Safety Plan
  • Map of the course

University crews PLEASE NOTE – your ENTRY CATEGORY is your MAYS DIVISION (as of final results of Mays 2016) not your crew position in your boat club eg Mays 3 not 2nd boat. Any crews that will be entering the Getting-on Race are welcome to enter as M5 or W4.

Champion of the Thames RC would like to thank Milton Brewery for their support of this event.

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Will be found at RowClock after each division is complete

Future Dates

2018 – Sunday 20th May


Course Fastest Times

College Men       (2016 – M Course Record)        – Clare M1 4:22.4
College Women (2008 – W Course Record)       – Christs W1    5:07.6
CRA Men (2016)                                                      – Cambridge 99 IM3 4:46.8
CRA Women (2008)                                               – Composite VetB 5:28.7


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